Friday 22nd October 2021,
Post-Soviet Graffiti

Browsing the "Moscow" Tag

The Capitalist Transition Viewed on the Streets of Moscow

Rather than professing sentiment of political, social or even economic discontent, the concrete sidewalks of Moscow reflect the city’s post-1991 lean toward hyper-consumerism. Following the abolishment of state socialism in the Post-Soviet realm, the city of Moscow developed a thriving [...]

July 2, 2011 Archives, Graffiti

Waiting For Belarus

 The Belarusian Embassy in Moscow is a beautiful sky-blue, ornate building standing across the street from the ‘Department of Narcotics Control’ and containing one of the most difficult visas to acquire in Europe. As Minsk is our next stop on [...]

July 2, 2011 Archives, Belarus, Graffiti

Цой жив! Peace Walls in Prague and Moscow

On the Mala-Strana side of the Vltava River in Prague lies Lennon Wall. Here, graffiti artists of varied experience-levels and nations may come together in the name of self-expression. The project began quite organically in 1988, just prior to the [...]

May 16, 2011 Archives, Graffiti